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on wednesday handed down a ruling on the 55-year-old california resident. the man was on probation after being convicted of bank fraud but was again detained in september on suspicion of using false identities and breaching the terms of his release. he was behind the production of the film that muslims said insulted the prophet muhammad. a clip of the film posted on video-stairing websites angered muslims around the world. a pakistani cabinet minister has placed a $100,000 bounty on the filmmaker, and some are expressing concern that the man could be harmed by those angered by the video. >>> two opposition candidates in south korean's upcoming presidential elections have united against the front runner the party. the shift comes after they agreed on tuesday to put up a single candidate who would stand a better chance of victory. campaign chiefs of the democratic united party hopeful moon jae-in met with their counterparts working for independent ahn cheol-soo on thursday. they started working on a joint declaration outlining a common platform. the two camps say they will pick a single candidat
.c. down through california, you're going to be dealing with strong winds, gusting up to about 90 kilometers an hour. and just ongoing heavy rain. the storm to the south is going to stay offshore and sends in front after front for the next several days. hardest-hit is going to be northern california. you can see where this red is popping up. you're expecting more than 200 millimeters. i think by sunday, when all is said and done, about 250 millimeters is likely. so flooding is certainly going to be very high concern here. heading on into europe, things are clearing out towards the west, which is certainly good news. but i want to show you just what that persistent rain was doing, the effect it had. this is wales, and a town towards the north, this is the scene on tuesday. 500 homes had to be evacuated when the river burst its banks, reached record levels, causing many residents, in fact, to flee with very little warning. there was one death confirmed, an elderly woman in her home, which was inundated with these floodwaters. now residents and emergency workers are currently startin
, because moisture in flow across northern california, plus these high winds creating a very messy situation. these high winds could be knocking down tree branches, knocking out power to many residents across this area, but not just that. the flashflooding potential. all this moisture pushing onshore is going to be bringing about 200 to 300 millimeters throughout the weekend. so from there in northern california you're going to be seeing that very high risk. that is a very heigl vags in the rockies, snowfall up to about 30, even 60 cent meters of snow in some of these higher areas. if you have plans on traveling across the area, any flights, do they can in on them ahead of time because this is going to be messy and potentially dangerous. talking about the snow, look at spain. cold air spilling across the north. in spain, that cold air mixed with a little bit of precipitation is ending up looking like this. i want to show you a video actually coming out of this area where the snowfall has been coming down and winter has reached spain as temperatures continue to plunge. the country has issued
california, red flag alert is in place. but on the other hand, texas and alabama, this is where freeze warnings are in place. especially the overnight hours. 19 for the high. but overnight hours, watch out. and winnipeg minus 5 for your high. single digits you may see on your wednesday. here's the extended weather forecast. >>> and that concludes this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks very much for joining us.
are going to be happy. some heavy snow will be falling across british columbia, california, but if you're driving across this area, denver, do slow down. some of the white stuff will be coming out of the skies across much of these areas. temperatures, winnipeg, a high of zero towards the north, chicago at 10. if we look at the east coast, a pair of 11s in new york and washington, d.c. and then into europe, also continuing to watch a storm system push onshore across portugal and spain. as this does move overhead, it is already creating some high wind and heavy waves and even heavy rain warnings in portugal, eventually into spain. then we'll watch this ininto the early part of the workweek on monday and tuesday. there could be some severe weather out there towards the central mediterranean and even towards italy. you're already seeing some rough weather due to this low-pressure area pufshing out across this yair. we see storm warnings in effect as this continues to move overhead and bringing with it heavy rain. north of it, though, look at these clear skies. one thing you are watching is
columbia down towards northern california. the heaviest rain is going to be found in oregon with up to 160 millimeters likely into the next 24 hours. as you can see, the lines are very close to each other. meaning very fierce winds are blowing and as the system moves inland, snow is going to be another problem. we have blizzard warnings posted in western monday. snow of up to 50 centimeters plus. that could cause some very dangerous driving conditions and also poor visibility. so remaining quite nasty in the northwest into your wednesday at least. light showers for the great lakes region. for the rest of the continent, dry and relatively warm. and remaining quite nice conditions. nice conditions will be ongoing story throughout the week. temperatures are looking like this. 22 degrees in oklahoma city. 18 in denver. 22 in los angeles. despite the rainy weather, very seasonal in vancouver as well as seattle. all right. finally let's go over to the european continent. not much change since yesterday. a series of low pressure system is moving across the north bringing wet windy conditions. win
in france itself. >> even when there are bands, like in california, or even if it were banned in germany, it would have little influence on our sector. foie gras is different product through and through. it is part of every festive meal. >> foie gras is a cultural icon. for one of our reporter, banning it would be a declaration of war on france. >> people here would turn away from europe even more. they have voted massively against the eu treaties, and that would really put them in opposition. a writer from the area has written a science-fiction novel in which dictators forbid all kinds of things, including foie gras. people then sell them on the black market, like they did during the occupation. >> the 95-year-old grandmother remembers those days. she says the expensive delicacy foie gras used to be eaten almost daily. >> we have always done the forced feeding. at least as far back as the 17th century. so what is the problem? it is better if the geese are fatter. there is more meet then, to -- more meat then, too. >> the french are happy to see themselves as the leader of the resistance
world's michihiko suzuki reports. >> where are you from? >> america. california. >> the uk. london. >> i'm from canada. >> these volunteers have come from all over the world. they want to help tohoku. this ngo is making it possible. the group is called it's not just mud. today they are digging dirt. they have been asked by local people to make a memorial flower bed. the group is founded by jamie albanana. who was working as an english teacher in osaka and he quit his job and moved to ishinomaki. about 3,000 people in the city died there in the disaster. >> when i wanted to come, i couldn't find the information. for foreigners. i was with a lot of foreigners and none of them could speak japanese at all. so i was always translating for them, and speak to the homeowners or something, what do you want. i realized this is something i can do to kind of help foreigners. >> albana arrived soon after the disaster, but he found it hard to get information about what he could do to help the survivors. local governments were unprepared for volunteers who weren't japanese. he began talking directly wi
. about over the next several days 250 millimeters of rain falling here in northern california. flooding is already occurring, and as this moisture continues to come in, looks like that is going to be continuing to pick up. so very dangerous situation here. but also very messy picture across much of the region and some of the mountain passes here into the rockies, you could be seeing up to a 157 centimeters of snowfall accumulating here over the next three days. so great for skiers. if you do that, you're going to be very happy with the snowfall. but if you're planning on travlg through here, messy picture across much of the pacific northwest. let's take a look at europe now. we also have a messy picture here. we have a storm lingering over italy here. this has been bringing some very severe weather. in southern italy yesterday there was a tornado. i want to show you a video of this tornado coming out from here. it made some widespread damage through the area. actually, one person is still missing that fell from a crane from one of the largest steel plants here in europe. and 20 people a
's president and ceo, my california buddy gary knell who has a muppet, which is an improvement on himself, named after him for his roles, his role before on running sesame street is sitting in the front row, as is joe gildenhorn, ambassador joe gildenhorn who is the chairman of the wilson center board of trustees. and i'd like to welcome many other friends here today. my hope is that this series will provide the public, that is you, with new opportunities to engage in much-needed civil discourse free from spin, imagine that in this election season, in the safe political space that the wilson center provides. for today's event, the wilson center and npr, partnered with the chicago council on global affairs, a 90-year-old non-partisan institute well known for its studies of american policy -- american opinion on foreign policy. the wilson center and i personally have many good friends who are part of the chicago council. especially the chairman, lester crown, a dear friend., who will be involved in some activities we're conducting in chicago later this month. and we also recently participat
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